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Stanford's Best English-Language Fiction of the 20th Century

The top 200 English-language novels, based on a composite list and ranking from Stanford University.
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avg. score: 33 of 200 (17%)
required scores: 1, 15, 23, 31, 49 

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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Nineteen Eighty-Four
Nineteen Eighty-Four
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
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Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
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Ulysses
Ulysses
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Animal Farm
Animal Farm
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Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
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9
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
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Slaughter-House-Five
Slaughter-House-Five
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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Invisible Man
Invisible Man
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The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury
14
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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The Color Purple
The Color Purple
17
Toni Morrison: Beloved
Toni Morrison: Beloved
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The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
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Native Son (Richard Wright)
Native Son (Richard Wright)
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Gone With the Wind
Gone With the Wind
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21
On the Road
On the Road
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To the Lighthouse
To the Lighthouse
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J.R.R. Tolkien. the Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien. the Lord of the Rings
24
Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
25
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
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Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway)
Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway)
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My Antonia
My Antonia
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Their Eyes Were Watching God
Their Eyes Were Watching God
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The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
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Rebecca
Rebecca
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A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
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The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
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33
The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
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THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP
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Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome
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The Hobbit
The Hobbit
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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As I Lay Dying (Mississippi)
As I Lay Dying (Mississippi)
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